Sean Penn's next project

Written by Barbara Vancheri on .


Sean Penn's next project will be appearing on a cable channel near you.

It's a documentary called "Witch Hunt," and the two-time Oscar winner served as narrator and executive producer. It will have its world premiere April 12 (Easter Sunday) at 10 p.m. on MSNBC.

It tells the story of dozens of parents in Bakersfield, Calif., in 1984 who were falsely accused and convicted of child molestation. Almost all of the children now say they were coerced to lie.

"Witch Hunt" premiered at the 2008 Toronto International Film Festival. Dana Nachman and Don Hardy, broadcast journalists in the San Francisco Bay area, make their feature film directorial debut with the film.

Check your cable listings for MSNBC, since it was stripped from many systems and tiers - including mine.

Shown below:  Directors Don Hardy Jr. (left) and Dana Nachman at the AFI Fest 2008 at Arclight Hollywood. Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for AFI. Above photo of Penn and Christopher Walken courtesy of AMPAS.



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